Mahamuni Buddha Temple is a large pilgrimage site located southwest of the country's second-largest city Mandalay in central Myanmar. It represents an expression of the Buddha's life and a home to one of the ancient Buddha images. Pagoda was constructed in 1785, under Konbaung Emperor, King Bodawapaya. Ancient tradition refers to only five likenesses of the Buddha. Visitors can witness daily washing rituals, which are happening at 4 am or 4:30 am.